Business Administration MBA at Wrexham University - UCAS

Wrexham University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Wrexham University (Prifysgol Wrecsam)

Business Administration MBA (Taught)

Course summary

An MBA qualification continues to be the flagship qualification for post-graduate business students seeking to increase subject knowledge, build a portfolio of management skills and enhance future career prospects in a competitive and increasingly global arena. The MBA suite consists of three routes (MBA, MBA (International) and MBA (Asset Management) all of which encompass three core topics, which provide the foundation for a successful business, namely strategy, finance and leadership. In addition there are optional routes which provide opportunities to select from and include transnational business practice to reflect global growth and development and environmental concerns which has increasing prominence in corporate reporting and business procedures. Other options include the relatively new subject of Asset Management which covers asset life cycle management and is a key function in planning and maintenance of a flourishing business. Risk is a vital concern when evaluating and making business decisions and is a further option. Finally the creative change and innovation option utilises a broad range of approaches which are used for business continuity, growth and relevance to the market place.nts.


The programme is delivered through a series of six taught subject specific modules over two trimesters. Students also study research methods and submit a research proposal at the end of trimester two. During the third semester students complete a dissertation which involves a research element and attendance for a series of supervision meetings. The programme delivery is timetabled over two days per week which provides flexibility for students who are working, however it is classed as a full-time programme. The programme is delivered over a one year period. Students will typically be expected to attend a three-hour block per week devoted to each module. This will consist of a lecture and a tutorial to enable skills development and application. Each module has two assessments which students will required to complete in order to progress on the programme. CORE AND OPTIONAL MODULES Implementing Strategies (Core) Integrated Communications (Core) Contemporary Leadership Themes (Core) Financial Insights, Business Intelligence (Core) Creative Change and Innovation (Core) Emphasising the Environment (Optional) Evaluating Risk and Decisions (Optional) Research Methods and Dissertation (Core) The information listed in this section is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal academic framework review, so may be subject to change.

Assessment method

The taught modules will be assessed predominantly through individual or group assignments. However, several modules have an examination as part of the assessment procedure. You must pass all of your modules to attain 120 credits and progress to the dissertation stage. To be awarded the MBA, successful completion of the dissertation is required, and 180 credits attained. You will be required to submit your dissertation in the autumn following assessment in May. Upon progression to the dissertation stage you will be allocated a supervisor to advise on the construction and progression of your dissertation.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry is a 2:1 class undergraduate degree. Applicants, who do not meet the University of a 2.1 undergraduate degree will be assessed on an individual basis by interview. Relevant work experience will be taken into account when assessing applicants without an undergraduate degree. For all successful applicants, emphasis will be placed on the need to work intensively and consistently throughout the course with a commitment to high attendance and the meeting of all deadlines.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £11000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £11000 Whole course
Scotland £11000 Whole course
Wales £11000 Whole course
International £13000 Whole course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business Administration MBA at Wrexham University - UCAS